4765-21-10 EMS instructor seeking fire instructor or fire safety inspector instructor certification.

[Comment: For dates and availability of material incorporated by reference in this rule see rule 4765-25-02 of the Administrative Code.]

(A) The executive director shall issue a fire instructor certificate to an applicant who holds a valid EMS instructor certificate, issued under rule 4765-18-05 of the Administrative Code, if the applicant meets all of the following requirements:

(1) In the preceding seven years, the applicant has been certified for at least five years as a firefighter;

(2) The applicant possesses a current and valid firefighter certificate that is in good standing;

(3) The applicant passes the knowledge examination as set forth in rule 4765-20-06 of the Administrative Code at the firefighter II level;

(4) The applicant completes the four hour fire service training module incorporated in the "Ohio Fire and EMS Instructor Curriculum";

(5) The applicant completes the four hour live fire training awareness module incorporated in the "Ohio Fire and EMS Instructor Curriculum";

(6) The applicant:

(a) Shall not have been convicted of any of the following:

(i) Any felony;

(ii) A misdemeanor committed in the course of practice;

(iii) A misdemeanor involving moral turpitude.

(b) Shall not have committed fraud, misrepresentation, or material deception in applying for, or obtaining a certificate issued under section 4765.55 of the Revised Code and this chapter.

(7) The applicant submits a completed "Fire, Assistant Fire, or Fire Safety Inspector Instructor Initial Application."

(B) An applicant for a fire instructor certificate, who wishes to provide instruction in any live fire training courses, shall meet the live fire instructor requirements as set forth in rule 4765-21-03 of the Administrative Code.

(C) The executive director shall issue a fire safety inspector instructor certificate to an applicant who holds a valid EMS instructor certificate issued under rule 4765-18-05 of the Administrative Code, if the applicant meets all of the following requirements:

(1) In the preceding seven years, the applicant has been certified for at least five years as a fire safety inspector;

(2) The applicant possesses a current and valid fire safety inspector certificate that is in good standing;

(3) The applicant passes the knowledge examination as set forth in rule 4765-20-06 of the Administrative Code for fire safety inspector;

(4) The applicant completes the eight hour fire safety inspector training module incorporated in the "Ohio Fire and EMS Instructor Curriculum";

(5) The applicant:

(a) Shall not have been convicted of any of the following:

(i) Any felony;

(ii) A misdemeanor committed in the course of practice;

(iii) A misdemeanor involving moral turpitude.

(b) Shall not have committed fraud, misrepresentation, or material deception in applying for, or obtaining a certificate issued under section 4765.55 of the Revised Code and this chapter.

(6) The applicant submits a completed "Fire, Assistant Fire, or Fire Safety Inspector Instructor Initial Application."

(D) Applicants shall complete requirements in this rule within twelve months of passing of the knowledge examination.

(E) A certificate to teach issued pursuant to this rule shall be issued in accordance with the certification cycles and pro-rated renewal requirements set forth in rule 4765-21-15 of the Administrative Code.

Replaces: Replaces former 4765-21-074 and part of 4765-21-02.

Effective: 1/1/2018
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 10/01/2022
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4765.55
Rule Amplifies: 4765.55
Prior Effective Dates: 06/30/1975, 05/01/1979, 01/01/1989, 01/01/1996, 09/25/2000, 05/29/2003, 09/30/2004, 01/24/2008, 04/07/2014